How To Recruit & Retain Chauffeurs To Be Topic At LCT East

Tom Halligan
Posted on August 8, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Recruiting and retaining chauffeurs is one of the major challenges operators face today, and directly effects your bottom line. Learn from a panel of seasoned operators effective tips on how to recruit, hire, and retain top chauffeurs.

The session will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The expert panel includes: Michael Campbell, owne of Grace Limousine and a NLA board director; Jeff Nyikos, CEO of Leros Point to Point; and Jeff Shanker, an executive at A-1 Limousine, Inc.

More than 40 targeted, highly relevant educational sessions have been scheduled for the upcoming LCT-NLA Show East, to be held Oct. 19-21 at the Atlantic City Convention Center  and  Caesars Atlantic City.

The three-day annual  industry event features a full schedule of educational sessions — developed by the National Limousine Association's Show Committee — that focus on helping operators improve their businesses and bottom lines.

Full details on the education and scheduled events can be found at www.LCTEAST.com/fullschedule. Those who register by Sept. 26 can take advantage of discounted pass rates, with NLA members receiving the deepest discounts.



Related Topics: Atlantic city, hiring chauffeurs, industry education, LCT-NLA Show East, limo tradeshows, managing chauffeurs, National Limousine Association, tradeshow preparation

Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 6 years ago

    Its a good topic since companies that continue to have 14 year plus chauffeurs are doing it right.... Doing it right means training the chauffeurs and paying them their hourly wage plus the 20% gratuity for the service they provide to the clients. One corporate limousine owner that had plenty of 10 years plus chauffeurs was always known as a fair and honest owner. He even had a special 100.00 cash bonus if you worked over 40 hours per week.....that insured he always had chauffeurs available for last minute reservations. He paid his X 1/2 and after 12hours double time....yes folks double time after 12 hours on a job. When he sold his company to another top of the line corporate service his chauffeurs became the purchasing conpanies top chauffeurs. Quality pay = quality drivers =repeat customers=growth Taking a new employee and having them drive an operations manager on a test run will also help pick the above average chauffeurs. My first corporate limousine employment i had a test run on a weekday driving the manager for a couple of hours. He was impressed with my service and attention to details and i was hired. My first 2 weeks pay check was around 2,242 dollars. This was around 1995 and i was driving a 10 passenger krystal tuxedo that they booked for 75 per hour plus 20%...

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